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Security Officer

Vacancy Details

Salary: £9.00 per hour
Location: Uxbridge
Region: London
Vacancy Group: Operational Security
Date Posted: 28/10/2019
Reference: 10256


Providing front-line customer service, reception and security support to customers, visitors and colleagues on one of our busiest logistics contracts. 
Working in a modern, fast-paced fulfilment centre, you will carry out a range of duties including:
•   Managing access control for employees, visitors and contractors – issuing keys, badges, etc.
•   Patrolling the site on foot to gather data on activities and detect stock loss
•   Conducting bag and body searches using hand-held metal detectors
•   Screening people using walk-through scanners
•   Investigating and dealing professionally with incidents
•   Responding to customer requests and queries
•   Maintaining records using computer- and paper-based systems
•   Monitoring CCTV and alarm systems
The role requires good IT and keyboard skills, report writing, reception and visitor management.  To succeed you will also need:
• The ability to think on your feet in a dynamic, results-driven environment.
• Excellent customer service skills
• Good organisational and administration skills
• An excellent command of spoken and written English – other languages an advantage
• Computer literacy - e.g., MSWord, Excel and bespoke mobile platforms
• Previous security experience would be an advantage
• Flexible team-working skills, with the ability to communicate with the client, managers and colleagues
If successful, you will be required to provide full details of your most recent five-year history in order to pass vetting.  You will also need to provide original documents to confirm your right to work, NI number and address.
Normal hours of work are guaranteed at an annual average of 34 hours/week on a 4-on / 3-off shift pattern including days and nights.  However, the distribution centre operates 24/7 and as a member of a small team you will need to be reliable and flexible to support your colleagues as required. 
• Full uniform and PPE
• Flexible hours
• Full Training and progression
• Personal Pension Scheme
• Health Insurance Scheme
• Discount shopping platform
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to Work Scheme

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you have a valid Door Supervisor (DS) or Security Guarding (SG) SIA licence?
  • Can you provide original evidence of your right to work within the UK?

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